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Queens' College

Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ES, England
+44 1223 335511
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Margaret of Anjou, Henry VIs wife, and Elizabeth Woodville, Edward VIs wife, founded this small and intimate college at Cambridge University in 1448.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This college was founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou (the queen of King Henry VI, who founded King's College in 1441) and is located on both sides of the Cam River by the Mathematical Bridge in the center of Cambridge. The recognizable red brick...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Queens' College undoubtedly deserve its place as one of the most iconic colleges at Cambridge. It is a pity that the view for non-students is fairly limited, especially during exam season.

Thank Gel1601
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a great way to spend an hour or so. Only £3 admission which is considerably less than some other colleges. Some of the buildings have hardly changed since the middle ages and there are some well placed seats to enable you to admire the...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

One of the older colleges and diverse architecture to enjoy, as well as the Mathematics Bridge. Lovely women on the entrance are almost worth the entrance fee in their own right.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Queen's college is one of the oldest and largest colleges in cambridge. The college spans both sides of the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the light side and the dark side, with the Mathematical Bridge connecting the two.

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

The old dining hall is full of color and different architectural styles. An overall beautiful college.

Thank jill b
Reviewed 24 March 2017

worth a look as the history behind the building is intriging as well as the age of the building, history of the side dates back to the 1400's

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Queens' has been in the heart of Cambridge for more than five centuries. Today it supports a thriving academic community of undergraduates, graduates and academics. It is spacious, centrally-located site enables us to accommodate all undergraduates for three years, creating an active and supportive community....More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Visited as part of a tour organised by by Tourist Information Centre for £12 (OAP rate). Went into the chapel and peeped into the student's restaurant. We were told lots of facts about its long history.

Thank wembury406
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Some lovely old buildings, not as grand as some of the colleges but just as interesting. Don't miss the lavishly decorated old dining room with a fabulous painted ceiling. When we were there, they had a special exhibition on in the old Erasmus Library and...More

Thank S_W_Hampshire
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